LSAISD Education Leadership Development Program 


Leadership SAISD is a FREE 9-month education leadership development program that provides community members the information and skills to become thought leaders around education.

Participants develop a nuanced understanding of the unique challenges and opportunities facing school communities with topics such as school finance, policy and advocacy, and educational equity.

Cohort members meet once a month to hear from influential speakers and experts, review best practices, research, explore equity in education, and conduct site visits. Together, participants and experts explore the issues that shape public education today with an emphasis on real-world solutions and practical problem solving. Seminars provide a factual, non-partisan look at how schools function.

Cohort members explore the most relevant topics in education today including:

Data & Research in Education 

School Finance

Education Policy & Advocacy 

Education Governance

Health & Wellness in Education

21st Century Learning 

Education Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

Normally, classes are held one Friday per month from 9:00 A.M to 2:00 P.M at Cafe College and tours take place throughout the city. Please note we are closely monitoring the guidance issued by local authorities and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). We are committed to the safety and wellbeing of our community and are prepared to continue providing exceptional virtual learning experiences with modified hours starting at 9:00am and ending at 12:00pm through Zoom and Google Classroom with optional virtual opportunities to engage with fellow LSAISD cohort members and LSAISD alums concluding the sessions. 

Graduates of Leadership SAISD are equipped and positioned to serve in a number of leadership roles, including Parent Teacher Associations (PTAs); site based decision-making committees; Board of Trustee task forces; non-profit boards and volunteer positions. Moreover, LSAISD graduates have the knowledge and skills to effectively advance the broader discussion around public education within San Antonio.

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PO Box 15552

San Antonio, TX 78212